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Latest update : 2013-12-13

Germany: Is a grand coalition good for Europe? (part 2)

Will the reintroduction of a minimum wage in Germany level the playing field in Europe? As leaders in Berlin work to ratify a grand coalition agreement, France 24 went to Lower Saxony to discover a meat industry that’s undercutting competition in places like France and Belgium with take-home wages of under 500 euros a month.

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Cecile Khindria, and Christopher Davis.

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By François PICARD

Our guests

Elisabeth HUMBERT-DORFMULLER

Member of the SPD

Markus KERBER

Professor of political economy Technische Universität, Berlin

Francesco SARACENO

Senior Economist, OFCE

Bastien LE COZ

Entrepreneur and co-founder of Openconso; Founding member of "Les Moineaux"

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